Eat Fibre, Poop, Feel Great

Aging gracefully is something we all want to do and having a well-rounded nutrition plan that includes adequate fibre intake is essential for that to happen. We are living in a fibre deficient world as processed foods are very low in fibre. There are three forms of macronutrients, protein, fat and carbohydrates. Fibre falls under…

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Apple Pistachio Gluten Free Muffins

These babies are delicious.  Apple Pistachio Cacao Nib Gluten Free muffins that are moist, dairy free, refined sugar free and a great healthy snack! I have been working on creating a good gluten free muffin for a while and Josh and I have eaten a number of dry, not so great muffins as a result.…

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Pesto

Pesto

It is Sunday and we decided to make some pesto for meal prep this week. We love our carrot top pesto recipe but we also like having a more traditional pesto taste every once and a while. Lauren made some amazing pesto last week that we ended up using in multiple meals including some tempeh…

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Blood Sugar and Glycemic Load

glycemic load

A big player in good health and feeling great is managing blood sugar levels. There are many side effects when blood sugar levels spike too high or dip too low. If you’re experiencing regular drastic peaks and drops in your blood sugar there are also long term consequences like disease. Unstable blood sugar levels can…

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Meal Prep 101: make eating healthy easy

meal prep

Let’s talk about how to make eating healthy on the go easy with meal prep. If we’ve never meal prepped before and/or aren’t big cookers then meal prep can seem a little overwhelming. Here are some basic meal prep and cooking tips to make our lives easier and healthier! Why meal prep? Relying on eating…

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The Science of Intentions

Science of Intentions

Intentions are a powerful tool that can change your life and the science of intentions is quite interesting. Intentions can be used throughout our days on an ongoing basis. They can be simple or they can be more elaborate but they are definitely worth experimenting with and why is well rooted in the science of…

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What Makes Exercise Essential to Health?

exercise essential

We hear it frequently especially around new years that exercise is important but why is exercise essential to health? There are many forms of exercise out there and many of them accomplish different things so if we are not training for a marathon, an Olympic lifting competition or something else specific then what type of…

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Dill Chickpea Burger

Lauren and I got back a couple days ago from a road trip to visit my brother and his family in New Jersey. We had a wonderful trip and ended up getting engaged on the way down! I was very nervous the couple days leading in as I was hoping my plan would come together.…

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Perfect Guacamole

Both Lauren and I love us some guac. It is probably one of our favourite dishes and it is so versatile! You can have it with breakfast, lunch, dinner or for a snack. The options are abundant. One of my families favourite things to do when we are up north during the summer is to…

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Bone Broth

In our books having bone broth in the freezer at all times is essential, especially in these winter months. It makes it super convenient to make delicious healthy soups whenever the craving arises (which is always in the winter!). Bone broth is a very healthy food to have in your diet. Here are some of…

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